Inamona

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Limu poke at a retirement party buffet in Puunene, Maui in 2005. It was made with fresh ahi (yellowfin tuna), ʻinamona (chopped kukui nuts), green onions, and limu manauea. It is presented on a bed of red cabbage

ʻInamona is a condiment or relish used in traditional Hawaiian cooking made from roasted kukui nut (candlenuts) and sea salt.[1] It is sometimes mixed with seaweeds, often accompanying meals.[2]

Uses[edit]

Inamona is used in poke and sometimes sushi. It enhances the flavor of the poke, which may be served "Hawaiian style" with a mix of sesame oil, limu, salt, and yellowfin tuna (ahi) or sometimes skipjack tuna (aku).

Resources[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gourmetsleuth.com/Dictionary/I/Inamona-6247.aspx
  2. ^ Kane 1998, p. 53.